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Pullen-Miles and McKinnor in Runoff for 62nd District Assembly Seat 
April 7, 2022
Lawndale Mayor Robert Pullen-Miles will face fellow Democrat Tina Simon McKinnor in a runoff June 7th to fill the vacant 62nd Assembly District seat.   ... read more »
Mayoral Candidate Bass Reveals Transformative Crime Prevention Plan
April 7, 2022
Aiming to dramatically change the city of L.A.’s approach to public safety, Los Angeles mayoral candidate Karen Bass has unveiled a plan to reduce crime and prevent violence in neighborhoods throughout the city and especially in communities of color.  ... read more »
House Passes CROWN Act Supporting Natural Black Hairstyles
March 30, 2022
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the CROWN Act, banning hair-related discrimination. The measure passed in a vote of 235-189 along party lines. ... read more »
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Padilla Optimistic About Judge Jackson’s ‘Significant Moment’ in American History
March 30, 2022
Sen. Alex Padilla says he is excited and honored to be serving on the Senate Committee on the Judiciary as he and his colleagues conduct hearings to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman nominated to the United States Supreme Court in the judicial branch’s 233-year history. ... read more »
Explainer: What’s Behind the Federal Anti-Lynching Legislation?
March 24, 2022
President Joe Biden is expected to sign into law the first bill that specifies lynching as a federal hate crime. ... read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Statement on the Nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to be Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
March 22, 2022
I am proud to support the nomination of United States Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the United States Supreme Court.  ... read more »
Rep. Waters Secures $13,153,127 in Projects in California’s 43rd District
March 21, 2022
Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced the enactment of a government funding package that includes $13,153,127 in Community Project Funding that she secured for the 43rd district of California. This funding responds directly to some of the most pressing needs in the district.  ... read more »
It’s Not About MRT , It’s Not About Herb, It Should Be About The People of the 10th District
March 17, 2022
Mark Ridley-Thomas should encourage the plaintiff and his friends to drop this frivolous lawsuit and allow Herb Wesson to serve as the “Interim” Councilmember of the 10th District and let’s move forward on working for the people and not for individual glory and political gain.  Nobody could serve as the Interim Councilmember of 10th District better than Herb Wesson. ... read more »
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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: ‘House Has Votes to Pass Reparations Bill’
March 17, 2022
“This has been a 30-plus year journey,” Congresswoman Jackson Lee declared. “We had to take a different approach. We had to go one by one to members explaining this does not generate a check.” Congresswoman Jackson Lee said this week that there’s now enough votes in the House for passage of the historic piece of legislation. ... read more »
Gipson Pushes for Health Equity at MLK Community Hospital
March 10, 2022
Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) introduced AB 2426, to address health equity in the South Los Angeles community. This bill would build off of AB 2599 (Bass, 2009) and cover hospital-based outpatient services provided in the emergency department. ... read more »
Spring Into Action at South L.A. 5K Run/Walk 
March 9, 2022
Council District Eight Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson has partnered with Keep it Run Hundred to bring the 2nd Annual 5K Run/Walk in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
GOP Looks to Discourage Race Theory, Help Right-Wing Talkers
March 3, 2022
Republican legislators are setting their sights on the University of Wisconsin System, scheduling votes Tuesday on contentious bills that look destined for vetoes but will give the GOP talking points on the campaign trail heading into the November election. ... read more »
Senator Sydney Kamlager-Dove Starts New Wave of leadership as Candidate to Succeed Karen Bass 
March 2, 2022
In an exclusive interview with the Los Angeles Sentinel, Kamlager considered her responsibilities, dedication, and loyalty that she would like to convey as a congress member. Kamlager –Dove has confirmed that she will run for congress to supersede Representative Karen Bass, who is the leading candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles. Bass supported Kamlager-Dove’s campaign for the position.  ... read more »
Judge Upholds Mark Ridley-Thomas Suspension 
March 2, 2022
It has been a busy 72 hours in the City of Los Angeles and particularly in Los Angeles’ 10th Council District.    ... read more »
Black History Month: Black Caucus Honors ‘Unsung Heroes’
March 2, 2022
To mark Black History Month, the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) held a virtual ceremony honoring people with the group’s Unsung Heroes award – people who exemplify selflessness, courage and service, and whose work to lift others often goes unrecognized. ... read more »
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